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February 15th, 2012 - 11:30 pm § in Recipes

Easy Homemade Vanilla Extract

Vanilla extract is a staple ingredient in our kitchen.  I use it in everything from pies to cakes to yogurts and drinks (iced frapuccino anyone?).  Since we use it so much, I started to notice how costly vanilla extract was.  So, I’ve decided to do some research on growing vanilla, the diff[...]

December 22nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm § in Recipes

The Many Ways to Cook a Turkey

I find turkey to be so underrated.  Prepared correctly, this bird is delicious and will continue to satiate your  family for weeks to come.  This year we got a 20lb turkey for $9.40.  Can’t beat that for a deal!!! It has been a whole year since our last turkey so I had to look up […[...]

December 15th, 2011 - 12:58 am § in Recipes

Heavenly Pumpkin Cheesecake

Notes: Ingredients: For best results, leave all your ingredients on the counter for at least a couple of hours at room temperature Crust: For this recipe, you can make the graham cracker crust (recipe below) or a regular pie crust.  Buying frozen pie crust at the store can save you some time and th[...]

December 9th, 2011 - 12:31 pm § in Recipes

Homemade Yogurt

Learn how to make yogurt at home with this step by step tutorial including pictures. This recipe is simple, healthy and delicious.[...]